The 'Support Local Music' horn has been tooted so many times now that people, especially internet people are starting to feel like they have tinnitus. However I am not asking you to go musically... more
When sitting down to write this article i'm excited, but also a little apprehensive. There are so many great venues in good ol' Belfast (there are also a few pretty not-so-great ones) that it's just... more
As they prepare to embark on a lightning fast tour of the UK, Lynn Gilmour caught up with Ian McHugh from A Plastic Rose to find out how their new album is going, who inspires them musically, and why... more
The latest NIMusic Tune of the Week comes from L/Derry singer songwriter SOAK. SOAK (Bridie Monds-Watson) has caused a buzz around the Northern Irish music scene over the past while. Her name is a... more
Known for their hugely energetic and audience-involving performances, it was with a heavy heart that music lovers in Northern Ireland discovered that Bomb City 7 was to be no longer. However, the... more
Stiff Little Fingers, 'Alternative Ulster'
The birth of punk rock in the 1970s marked a musical shift away from the mainstream and into anti-establishment territory. Songs now featured politicised... more
I can't say that I've ever been a massive fan of blues rock 'n' roll.
But this is not just blues - this is so much more.
This is fast paced. This is gritty, grungy almost. There is even a small... more